• Consultants on marine transportation of foods. Food scientists and engineers. Cargo surveyors. From New Jersey, U. S. A. and Valencia, Spain
  • Specialized consultants and cargo surveyors with more than 40 years of experience in damage surveys and claim investigations
  • Investigation of damage to food cargoes in reefer and dry containers: temperature records, ventilation, delays, product condition, packaging, stuffing, stripping and cargo transfer.
  • Reefer and dry containers: supervision of stuffing and stripping operations.
  • Evaluation of the cause of damages occurred during storage and transportation of grains, cocoa, coffee, oil-seeds, fertilizers, sugar and other dry cargo.
  • Scientific consultants in legal cases. Critical review and analysis of documentation and evidence gathered. Expert evidence for litigation.  
  • Surveys and analysis of damage during transportation of fresh and frozen foods in reefer containers: bananas, avocados, stone fruits, apples, pears, grapes, meats, fish, seafood....
  • On-line training courses and e-Books on maritime transportation of foods

Training Courses Methodology


Scope. Cargo Inspection Service offers a series of online courses for easy training of the personnel involved in maritime transportation of foods such as refrigerated and frozen cargo in refrigerated containers and reefer vessels; and other products such as cereals, oil seeds and fertilizers in bulk or as containerized cargo. Each course has specific learning objectives. These courses gather the experience of more than 40 years of the principals of our firm from which our students can benefit.
Who is it for?  Personnel involved in the transportation of foods: cargo surveyors, ship officers, persons working in operations and cargo claims of shipping lines and insurance companies, ship agents, custom brokers, freight forwarders, maritime lawyers, exporting and importing food companies and all other interested people involved in the maritime business.
Time frame. There is not a particular starting date for each course. The courses are individual and the student decides when to start them. Students can work at their own pace and according to their available time, from any part of the world, without unnecessary pressure and with extremely low costs. Courses are designed to be executed in a span of various days, always depending on the available dedication of the student. The maximum duration of each course is 90 days.
Structure. The courses are mounted in a PowerPoint platform (installation in your computer is not required) and were not conceived as a masterclass. Each course is divided into units and these into classes. The established order of sections and classes must be followed. The student should not advance to the next class without having studied and assimilated the content of the class. Most sections have short Quizzes.
Evaluation. Quizzes are intended to reinforce learning. Therefore, the students can take them repeatedly, until they have assimilated its content and obtained a satisfactory result.
Certification. After completing satisfactorily all the units of each course and their corresponding evaluation , the participant will receive a Certificate of Achievement for the course.
Forum. On the website there is a Forum to exchange opinions, doubts, questions and answers about each course.
My Courses. On this tab you can find the courses you have purchased and access them for study and evaluation. You can review your Quizzes, your Course Purchase Orders and change your Profile (Settings), including Avatar (photo), Biography, Names, Aliases, and change your Username and Password (password). You can also exit the system (Sign out).


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